Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) is scheduled to launch a Soyuz 2.1a rocket as part of the Soyuz MS-19 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission is on 09/22/2021 UTC (UNCONFIRMED) from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Soyuz 2.1a and experience the excitement for yourself.
Soyuz MS-19 will carry Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov as well as Klim Shipenko, a film producer and an actress to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The Soyuz 2.1A converted the flight control system from analog to digital, which allowed launch from fixed platforms. It also allowed big fairings and payloads.
The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.
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